Words to Know 3

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Words to Know 3
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  1. querulous
    complaining
  2. raconteur
    skilled story teller
  3. recalcitrant
    stubborn
  4. redoubtable
    formidable
  5. refractory
    hard or impossible to manage; stubbornly disobedient
  6. renounce
    disown
  7. reprehensible
    blameworthy
  8. reproach
    blame
  9. reprobate
    a depraved, unprincipled, or wicked person
  10. repudiate
    to reject as having no authority or binding force
  11. resolute
    determined
  12. reticent
    reserved
  13. rhapsody
    an ecstatic expression of feeling or enthusiasm.
  14. sanctimonious
    making a hypocritical show of religious devotion, piety, righteousness
  15. sanction
    approval
  16. sanguinary
    gory, muderous
  17. satiate
    satisfy fully
  18. schism
    rift
  19. secular
    worldly, nonreligious
  20. sedulous
    diligent
  21. severance
    division
  22. solicitous
    considerate, concerned
  23. solvent
    financially sound
  24. sophistry
    a subtle, tricky, superficially plausible, but generally fallacious method of reasoning.
  25. specious
    false, but probable
  26. stolid
    not easily stirred or moved mentally; unemotional; impassive.
  27. stupefy
    deaden, dumbfound
  28. stymie
    hinder, thwart
  29. sullen
    sulky, sour
  30. supercilious
    arrogant
  31. surfeit
    overabundance, excess
  32. tacit
    understood without being spoken
  33. temerity
    boldness
  34. tenuous
    thin, insubstantial
  35. terse
    concise
  36. torpid
    lethargic, inactive
  37. tractable
    docile, manageable
  38. trenchant
    incisive, penetrating
  39. truculent
    fierce, savage
  40. ulterior
    hidden, covert
  41. untenable
    unachievable
  42. untoward
    unfavorable, unfortunate, improper
  43. urbane
    refined, worldly
  44. vacillate
    waver
  45. venerable
    revered
  46. veracity
    truthfulness
  47. verbose
    wordy
  48. vernacular
    common speech
  49. vex
    annoy
  50. virulent
    deadly, poisonous
  51. vitriolic
    scathing
  52. vivacious
    lively
  53. voracious
    hungry
  54. zealot
    fanatic

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